Ask Erin: Recovery Trunk Work?

“A bit of a Catch 22 situation for me. Have to train to improve and stay fit (both goals of mine) but training exposes back to stresses for which I feel I need training to cure.  I guess if I need anything it’s a program that focuses on strengthening the core and strategies for active […]

Saturday, 2/2/13

INTRO to OLY, with Jim, 9am and 12pm. HYBRID/ADVANCED OLY, with Jim, 10am-12pm and 2-4pm. GYMNASTICS, with Sammy, at 12pm. BRING A FRIEND WOD, with Tim, from 11-12pm. Pictured below, you’ll see scenes from what happened last night at the gym at about 530pm.  Meghan and I had been out of the gym for nearly […]

Ask Erin: what about the back in the bench?

Regarding the Bench Press, and, by extension, the FLOOR PRESS! Hey Erin!   Hope you are doing well!  I was benching the way I was taught at CFCC at a different gym (feet on ground, back arched, shoulder blades back and down) and the coach there told me I was doing it completely wrong and […]

ASK ERIN: is this for me?

Hi Erin-   Thank you again for being such a great coach!     I am having doubts about my ability to be anything but mediocre at Crossfit.  I left (almost) every class feeling weak and sorry for myself..      I am definitely motivated by your enthusiasm for me to join, but are you […]

Ask Erin: training and diet as a newbie?

Recently received this question in my inbox and thought the answers I gave might be helpful for most of you to see! Of course, there’s always a LOT to say when someone asks a question about anything training or nutrition-related – but I do find that paralysis by analysis helps no one – simplify your […]